'Udta Punjab' trailer: Anurag Kashyap thanks CBFC for clean chit

Actors Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor and Alia Bhatt during the trailer launch of their film Udta Punjab in Mumbai. Photo: PTI  

Anurag Kashyap has thanked CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani for clearing the expletive-laden trailer of his upcoming production venture Udta Punjab without a single cut. The Gangs of Wasseypur director, who has always faced the wrath of the Central Board of Film Certification for his bold movies, said he was surprised to see the move.

“Pleasantly surprised and thankful to the CBFC for seeing the UDTA PUNJAB trailer in the context and clearing it without a single cut. Big one.

“Having cursed the CBFC always for there overzealous attitude, must credit them where it’s due. Thank you Mr Nihalani, hoping it continues,” he posted on Twitter. The crime thriller’s trailer was launched on Saturday in Mumbai in the presence of makers and star cast including Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh.

Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, the film releases on June 17.

Check out the trailer here!

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